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Winners of the Christmas Lights Parade awards have been announced by the chamber:
The Best Overall Award went to the Jefferson County School Bus Barn for its lighted school bus.
First place trophies included: Best Theme, Jefferson County Sheriff's Department; Best Lights, Deer Ridge Correctional Institution; Individual Nonbusiness, Dave Wollam; and Best Business, Central Oregon Auto and Truck Repair.
Second place trophies included: Best Theme, Crestview Cable; Best Lights, Kids Club of Jefferson County; Individual Nonbusiness, Dennis Prince; and Best Business, Dance Arts of Madras.
The theme this year was "A Beary, Merry Christmas." Parade judges were Dave Olson, Sheri Durgan and Linda Hudson. The chamber expressed thanks to all the volunteers and sponsors who helped.